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Jan 7, 2013 11:30am PST
office at this hour and two them have never held elected office before. environmental advocate and an affordable housing advocate who will replace a council veteran from west oakland. the third new member will replace a veteran councilmen from another district. the california legislature begin as new session in sacramento with a new advantage for democrats. for the first time in 130 years democrat lawmakers have supermajorities in both the senate and the state in the assembly. they will work with the governor of the same party. the combination means they could unilaterally increase taxes, pass emergency legislation, and put constitutional amendments before voters. >> playoff fever is gripping the bay fever with 49 playoff tickets online attic it master and told out in three minutes. they play on saturday at candlestick park at 5:00. fans have been encouraged to visit the nfl ticket exchange or another resale site to go to the game. it it is possible more tickets could be made available through ticket master. the sharks are preparing for hockey season that many thought would never happ
KOFY
Jan 10, 2013 11:30am PST
. >> some people were surprised that ben affleck and kathryn bigelow were not elected for argo and zero dark thirty. you can see it all here sunday, february 24, reporting live for los angeles for abc7 news. >> we have a list of all the nominees and you can make your pick for the winners and post them to facebook with" my pick" feature. you can see who wins on sunday, february 24, when the oscars are given out, like, only on abc7. can't wait to see what our viewers think and what the stars will wear. >> do we want to know about the weather? >> they have snow, also, the grapevine being closed and we still have a chance for snow. it is the cold weather that is going to be the big story. you can see the clouds are still out there but not impressive looking and they do not need to be when you talk snow. it does not take much moisture to make snow. the flakes were decent size and coming down gingerly but they added up to a nice dusting. there is still a possibility they will continue to do that as we look eastover the ocean, the bay and to the ocean from our east bay hills camera this is san
KOFY
Jan 8, 2013 11:30am PST
hall bringing by change to the 11-member panel. this morning, newly elected supervisor took her oath of office add minute sistered by political ally, california attorney general. the first order of business is selecting a member to lead them as president. so far, there are no clear frontrunner. last time it took 11 rounds to select the position. pro nudists say if scott weiner is choicen they will disrobe in protest. he sponsored a public nudity ban last year. >> california nudists may not have to fill in as many bubbles on state standardized tests in the future, with the top education official unveiling a new system of student achieve ment testing supposed to emphasis critical thinking skills rather than have them choose the best answer. the standardized test measures constitute progress in english and math and qualifies high schoolers for graduation. >> still ahead, officials issued a winter "spare the air" alert today. if you look over the bay, a little bit hazy out there, right? our meteorologist, leigh glaser, is ahead with a look at the air quality and the accweather forecast. >>
KOFY
Jan 15, 2013 11:30am PST
. he was the first openly gay personnel elected to public office in the united states when he won a seat on the board of supervisors the he was assassinate add year later along with the mayor mascone. our meteorologist is off, mike nicco, but frances is here with a slightly warmer forecast. >> slightly warmer. more sunshine. i will have the temperatures coming up and show you what they are in the next report. here is a like view: beautiful skies. boy, though, it is cool. we are still hacking on -- hangg on to 30's. >> dozens are lined up to get help during the cold snap. >> and the fam >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> every trick was pulled out for the citrus growers after another frigid night. some set small fires to generate heat. temperatures warmed slightly but they remain below the freezing mark at 32 degrees fahrenheit. one group reports the navel crop is okay but some suffered damage, those that are more vulnerable. there is a big impact the homeless population. this morning there is a helping hand. now like to sacred heart community
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
means to be elected from the hall of fame. so consider irony when baseball traditionally honors its best, this time, reopened an old wound exposing the worst. >> i think baseball never figured out how to process steroid era. it's awkward for the game and fans. this is more awkwardness. >> lance will gyms not a baseball writer but on a day they elect nod one its safe so-to-say they influence them, writers like mark purdy when abstained. >> i did not vote for ware barry bonds, roger clemens, sammy sosa, mike piazza. >> all are great player who's otherwise have been shoo ins without steroid autos people asked them to vote in this election. one of the guidelines is supposed to consider sportsman ship. all right? to me, if you cheated that is addressing those issues. i still don't have information about what the whole landscape looked like. to some, the hall of fame is about performance, art did vote for bonds. >> barry bonds deserves to be in the hall of fame. a man who wins seven cy yungz deserves to be now.. >> so many great names, so many questions still unanswered. clearly, baseball
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 4:00pm PST
use going on for years this, is the second time in four decades voters have not elected candidates into the baseball hall of fame. wayne freedman is live with reaction. wayne? >> not just anyone gets to vote for the hall of fame. you need to be a member of the baseball writers of association. need to have done it 10 years. not just anyone gets voted into the hall of fame, either. a player needs votes from 75% of the members. barry bonds received barely half of that. how many baseball riders spent the day defending themselves. if they voted, they were probably more than a few. this is a man who abstained in his vote die not vote for barry bonds. i did not vote for roger clemens. dinot vote for sammy sosa. i did not vote for mike piazza. >> those are four names linked to the steroid era. >> i don't understand why they won't elect him into the hall of fame. it don't make sense. >> the vote into which no one was elected wrings baseball's former little secret in the shadows, front and center again. lance will yimz wrote the book exposing barry bonds. >> i think baseball never figured ou
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
stole gold nuggets and other items. they made no arrest in either case. >>> elective surgeries are postponed until tomorrow evening as it recovers from a water emergency. officials issued a code dry at the medical center at its merit pavilion campus. water was restored after 5:00 p.m. but for more than four hours, surgeries were canceled and no one could use sinks or flushed toilets. it affects all aspects of the hospital except for urgent patient care issues. the hospital blames it on a utility failure, but they would not elaborate. >>> governor jerry brown says he will be here to, quote, kick around for a longtime after completing radiation treatment for prostate cancer. >> i'm ready. i am raring to go. don't expect me to leave too soon. >> the 70 -- 74-year-old governor says he is finished with his treatment. it is going great. brown had surgery to remove a growth on his nodes. the governor general will release his proposed budget and deliver his state of the state address on january 24th. >>> lance armstrong is preparing for his first interview since being banned from cycling f
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 4:30am PST
elective surgeries. officials have issued a cold dry at the med center after a utility problem shut off water to the facility meaning no one could use the sinks or flush toilet. water was restored late in the evening but nonemergency surgeries have been put off until they make sure everything is okay. patients were never in danger and the hospital will not elaborate on the utility failure. >> former san francisco giants star barry bonds will find out if he was voted in major league baseball's hall of fame. they are expected to announce the results of the votes around 11 a.m. and many have expressed reservations of bonds because of questions about steroid use. votes are cast for a seven time cy young award winner clemens and seem sosa all linked to steroids. >> a settlement between pg&e and a family that lost a mother and daughter in the gas explosion and fire gives the family rights over the safety progress. the 44-year-old mother and her 13-year-old daughter were among eight people killed in the blast and fire that destroyed more than three dozen homes. in addition to monetary sett
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 5:00am PST
been no arrests. >> water emergency is forcing an oakland hospital to postpone elective surgeries after a utility problem shut off water to the facility. no one could use the sinks or flush toilets. waters with restored late in the evening but not emergency surgeries have been put off until the staff makes sure that everything is okay. officials say patients were never in danger and the hospital, though, will not elaborate on the failure. >> barry bonds will find out this morning if he was voted in the hall of fame. they will announce the results of vote around 11:00 our time this morning and many have expressed reservations about bonds because questions of steroid use were votes are cast for the cy young award winner clemens and seem -- sammy sosa. >> a settlement between pg&e and a family that lost a mother and daughter in the san bruno gas explosion giving the family audit rights over the safety progress of the company. a mother and her 13-year-old daughter were among eight kills that destroyed 38 homes. in addition to monetary settlement the family attorney says pg&e must send
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 2:00am PST
. >>> apparently some of the thrill is gone for barack obama. four years and one re-election after his historic oath taking as america's first black president, far fewer people are expected this time. between 600,000 and 800,000. inaugural festivities are being scaled back including two official balls this year. there were 10 the last time around. >>> one of the president's most ardent supporters, nancy pelosi was in san francisco for a celebration. the speaker hosted her annual happy new year celebration at the presidio. the celebration is in honor of the rehab program that is dear to pelosi's heart. she gave the crowd a prediction. >> 2013 will be a great year. you know why? we will make it so. we will insist upon it. thank you all very much for the opportunity to serve you. thank you for leading the way. >> the foundation, a nationally recognized program, has received generous government grants thanks to pelosi. >>> the executive chairman of google is going where few have traveled, north korea. right now schmidt is in beijing. he will leave tomorrow for north korea that has one of the world'
ABC
Jan 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
years and one re-election after his historic oath taking as america's first black president, far fewer people are expected this time. between 600,000 and 800,000. inaugural festivities are being scaled back including two official balls this year. there were 10 the last time around. >>> one of the president's most ardent supporters, nancy pelosi was in san francisco for a celebration. the speaker hosted her annual happy new year celebration at the presidio. the celebration is in honor of the rehab program that is dear to pelosi's heart. she gave the crowd a prediction. >> 2013 will be a great year. you know why? we will make it so. we will insist upon it. thank you all very much for the opportunity to serve you. thank you for leading the way. >> the foundation, a nationally recognized program, has received generous government grants thanks to pelosi. >>> the executive chairman of google is going where few have traveled, north korea. right now schmidt is in beijing. he will leave tomorrow for north korea that has one of the world's most restrictive internet policies. schmidt is par
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 11:00am PST
, the first time in four decades baseball writers did not elect anyone to the hall of fame. >> happening now, owners of the 30 national hockey league teams meet in new york to vote on the tentative deal to end the player lock out coming to an agreement last weekend that would have ended a 48 game season that begins john -- january 19. the sharks and other teams are set to report on sunday. still ahead, frightening moments for passengers on a commuter ferry in manhattan. a crash injured dozens of people. >> a terrifying ski slope accident caught on video. what was supposed to be an extreme thrill ride ended unfortunately in a deadly >> look at this chaos in casualties in lower manhattan near wall street after a high speed ferry boat ran into a dock. officials say that 58 people were injured with two in critical condition. first responders are on the scene in minutes to tend to the victims. 343 passengers and crew were on the ferry from new jersey when the unexpectedly hard landing happened. >> i was sitting in the back of the ferry and the boat -- there was a tremendous impa
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 11:00am PST
harvey milk san francisco international airport. he was the first openly gay personnel elected to public office in the united states when he won a seat on the board of supervisors the he was assassinate add year later along with the mayor mascone. our meteorologist is off, mike nicco, but frances is here with a slightly warmer forecast. >> slightly warmer. more sunshine. i will have the temperatures coming up and show you what they are in the next report. here is a like view: beautiful skies. boy, though, it is cool. we are still hacking on -- hangg on to 30's. >> dozens are lined up to get help during the cold snap. >> and the familiar duo on the cover of the latest >> daly city, dublin, los gatos and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> every trick was pulled out for the citrus growers after another frigid night. some set small fires to generate heat. temperatures warmed slightly but they remain below the freezing mark at 32 degrees fahrenheit. one group reports the navel crop is okay but some suffered damage, those that are more vulnerable. there is a big impact on the homele
ABC
Jan 7, 2013 11:00am PST
have never held elected office before. environmental advocate and an affordable housing advocate who will replace a council veteran from west oakland. the third new member will replace a veteran councilmen from another district. the california legislature begin as new session in sacramento with a new advantage for democrats. for the first time in 130 years democrat lawmakers have supermajorities in both the senate and the state in the assembly. they will work with the governor of the same party. the combination means they could unilaterally increase taxes, pass emergency legislation, and put constitutional amendments before voters. >> playoff fever is gripping the bay fever with 49 playoff tickets online attic it master and told out in three minutes. they play on saturday at candlestick park at 5:00. fans have been encouraged to visit the nfl ticket exchange or another resale site to go to the game. it it is possible more tickets could be made available through ticket master. the sharks are preparing for hockey season that many thought would never happen now that owners and players h
ABC
Jan 8, 2013 11:00am PST
. this morning, newly elected supervisor took her oath of office add minute sistered by political ally, california attorney general. the first order of business is selecting a member to lead them as president. so far, there are no clear frontrunner. last time it took 11 rounds to select the position. pro nudists say if scott weiner is choicen they will disrobe in protest. he sponsored a public nudity ban last year. >> california nudists may not have to fill in as many bubbles on state standardized tests in the future, with the top education official unveiling a new system of student achieve ment testing supposed to emphasis critical thinking skills rather than have them choose the best answer. the standardized test measures constitute progress in english and math and qualifies high schoolers for graduation. >> still ahead, officials issued a winter "spare the air" alert today. if you look over the bay, a little bit hazy out there, right? our meteorologist, leigh glaser, is ahead with a look at the air quality and the accweather forecast. >> gabrielle giffords and her husband unveil a n
ABC
Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST
were not elected for argo and zero dark thirty. you can see it all here sunday, february 24, reporting live for los angeles for abc7 news. >> we have a list of all the nominees and you can make your pick for the winners and post them to facebook with" my pick" feature. you can see who wins on sunday, february 24, when the oscars are given out, like, only on abc7. can't wait to see what our viewers think and what the stars will wear. >> do we want to know about the weather? >> they have snow, also, the grapevine being closed and we still have a chance for snow. it is the cold weather that is going to be the big story. you can see the clouds are still out there but not impressive looking and they do not need to be when you talk snow. it does not take much moisture to make snow. the flakes were decent size and coming down gingerly but they added up to a nice dusting. there is still a possibility they will continue to do that as we look eastover the ocean, the bay and to the ocean from our east bay hills camera this is san jose. can you see how low the clouds are and they are bu
ABC
Jan 9, 2013 1:05am PST
gold nuggets and other items. they made no arrest in either case. >>> elective surgeries are postponed until tomorrow evening as it recovers from a water emergency. officials issued a code dry at the medical center at its merit pavilion campus. water was restored after 5:00 p.m. but for more than four hours, surgeries were canceled and no one could use sinks or flushed toilets. it affects all aspects of the hospital except for urgent patient care issues. the hospital blames it on a utility failure, but they would not elaborate. >>> governor jerry brown says he will be here to, quote, kick around for a longtime after completing radiation treatment for prostate cancer. >> i'm ready. i am raring to go. don't expect me to leave too soon. >> the 70 -- 74-year-old governor says he is finished with his treatment. it is going great. brown had surgery to remove a growth on his nodes. the governor general will release his proposed budget and deliver his state of the state address on january 24th. >>> lance armstrong is preparing for his first interview since being banned from cycling for life. h
ABC
Jan 15, 2013 5:00am PST
francisco international airport one the first openly gay men elected to must be office in the united states when he won a seat on the board of supervisors in 1977. he was assassinated at city hall along with the mayor a year later. >> we will check the forecast. it is chilly. did the car thermometer say anything? >> i was too afraid to look. >> 35! >> 26! >> i had to scrape the ice. the air is dry so the frost is not so thick but it is out there. good morning, everyone. freeze warning, the areas shayed leader, north bay area and east bay valley, a hard free until 9:00 in morning and mid-20's so pets, plants and possibly pipes protected until 9:00. we have a frost advisory that continues for the bay shoreline until 9:00 for temperatures in the low 30's. the difference between yesterday and today the winds or lack thereafter, with the fattest wind at eight miles per hour. the stagnant air has cooled. we will modify the air mass very slowly with all this sunshine. upper 50's and near 60's on wednesday and thursday and by friday we will have frost less likely. have a good day. >> notwith
ABC
Jan 14, 2013 2:00am PST
the violence, oakland's vice mayor called for a state of emergency in the city. newly elected city councilmember supports that call. >> that directive is being given to the administrator to work with our legal council to approach jerry brown. >> the city leaders wrapped up a conference call to coordinate what they say is a major announcement tomorrow. a spokesperson says the public deserves a strong and fast reaction to the violence on friday. that conference call wrapped up and shots were fired in this neighborhood. as police collected clues from the latest shooting, he could not share details about monday's announcement or what a state of emergency in oakland might mean. but city leaders at all levels are working together and are seeking support from other agencies to stem the violence. >> the police chief will inform the public in terms of the support we receive from law enforcement outside of oaknd la. and secondly some of the actions that have occurred over the weekend. we are not going to tolerate that anymore. >> abc7 news. >> and stay with abc7 news. we will have updates on
ABC
Jan 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
of emergency in the city. newly elected city councilmember supports that call. >> that directive is being given to the administrator to work with our legal council to approach jerry brown. >> the city leaders wrapped up a conference call to coordinate what they say is a major announcement tomorrow. a spokesperson says the public deserves a strong and fast reaction to the violence on friday. that conference call wrapped up and shots were fired in this neighborhood. as police collected clues from the latest shooting, he could not share details about monday's announcement or what a state of emergency in oakland might mean. but city leaders at all levels are working together and are seeking support from other agencies to stem the violence. >> the police chief will inform the public in terms of the support we receive from law enforcement outside of oaknd la. and secondly some of the actions that have occurred over the weekend. we are not going to tolerate that anymore. >> abc7 news. >> and stay with abc7 news. we will have updates on our website and on the abc7 morning news at 4:30. a 25
KOFY
Jan 9, 2013 9:00pm PST
by steroid use. this the second time in two decades they didn't elected any of the candidates into the hall. wayne freedman spoke with a couple of the people that voted. >> to be elected to the hall of fame, immortality to be cast into bronze. on a day when baseball traditionally honors its best, it's reopened an old wound exposing the worst. >> i think baseball has never figured out how to process the steroid era. it's awkward for the game and awkward for fans. this is more awkwardness. >> lance williams is not a baseball writer but on a day they elected no one into the hall of fame. barry bonds certainly influenced him. >> did not vote for barry bonds, i did not vote for clemens or sosa. i did not vote for mike piazza. >> they would have been shoo-ins without steroids. >> they asked us to vote in the election. but we were consider sportsmanship and integrity. if you cheated, that addresses those issues, but i still don't have enough information what the whole landscape looked like. >> to some writers it's about performance. art did vote for bonds. >> barry bonds with the most hom
KOFY
Jan 7, 2013 9:00pm PST
. two have never held elected offense before. dan caldwell and lynette gibson mcilhaney. >>> nasa says make us an offer. coming up, the space agency's going out here is an extreme form of intervention. a chinese father was worried that his son was spending too much time online so a dad hired down virtual hitmen to hunt down and kill his son in the games. the 23-year-old son is unemployed. his dad says he wants him to get a job. >>> five people were injured in new jersey when a packed escalator kicked into reverse. it was going up and suddenly stopped and sped back ward. cell phone video shows people piling up at the bottom of the escalator. others tried to jump over the side to escape the growing pile. the station saw extensive from superstorm sandy in october and they believe the malfunction may have been an electrical fault that lingered after the storm. now, to what would make the most epic craigslist ad ever. nasa is selling on leasing out facilities used by its space program. >> america is not going to stop exploring. >> the last shuttle flight was in july 2011 when atlantis
KOFY
Jan 9, 2013 12:00am PST
other items. they made no arrest in either case. >>> elective surgeries are postponed until tomorrow evening as it recovers from a water emergency. officials issued a code dry at the medical center at its merit pavilion campus. water was restored after 5:00 p.m. but for more than four hours, surgeries were canceled and no one could use sinks or flushed toilets. it affects all aspects of the hospital except for urgent patient care issues. the hospital blames it on a utility failure, but they would not elaborate. >>> governor jerry brown says he will be here to, quote, kick around for a longtime after completing radiation treatment for prostate cancer. >> i'm ready. i am raring to go. don't expect me to leave too soon. >> the 70 -- 74-year-old governor says he is finished with his treatment. it is going great. brown had surgery to remove a growth on his nodes. the governor general will release his proposed budget and deliver his state of the state address on january 24th. >>> lance armstrong is preparing for his first interview since being banned from cycling for life. he will
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